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04-26-22, 03:59 PM
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Posted By Sedgemop

"please sell tri bars separately" should come as...

"please sell tri bars separately" should come as a pop up for all bike sale posts.
04-23-22, 11:36 AM
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Posted By Sedgemop

Hard to tell, but I'd say more like 56-58.

Hard to tell, but I'd say more like 56-58.
04-22-22, 03:42 PM
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Posted By Sedgemop

Yes, this particular frame should be full 531.

Yes, this particular frame should be full 531.
04-22-22, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Sedgemop

Gitane frame is a Tour de France. Lots o'...

Gitane frame is a Tour de France.

Lots o' Stuff...
04-05-22, 04:06 PM
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Views: 380
Posted By Sedgemop

Had one of those and they're great riding bikes....

Had one of those and they're great riding bikes. Pretty stiff for what they are. Prepare for lots of comments when you're out riding. Enjoy.
04-04-22, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Sedgemop

Pricey, but looks like a nice example of a bike...

Pricey, but looks like a nice example of a bike you don't see too often. Not too tempted by Treks at this point, but the Columbus tubed bikes always catch my eye.

Trek TX900...
03-21-22, 09:38 AM
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Posted By Sedgemop

Don't see the tall frame vintage mountain bikes...

Don't see the tall frame vintage mountain bikes too often. Looks to be in good shape too.

Big Ol' Miyata...
03-20-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8,132
Views: 2,541,260
Posted By Sedgemop

Picked up this '89 Miyata Path Runner for my...

Picked up this '89 Miyata Path Runner for my lady's sister. Paint is in great shape; really bright pink in person. Spent most of its life in storage. Going to get all new consumables and will be a...
02-23-22, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Sedgemop

Had my eye on this one for quite a while. Lots of...

Had my eye on this one for quite a while. Lots of good parts here for the money. For anyone interested, the bike is for sale at a bike shop called 7 Mile Cycles. Any questions or offers regarding the...
02-11-22, 09:02 AM
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Posted By Sedgemop

Been watching this one for months. Definitely...

Been watching this one for months. Definitely want to see some more photos. Sure hope it's had to time to dry off by now.

Merckx...
02-06-22, 03:40 PM
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Posted By Sedgemop

Same here. Put me down as a maybe, pending...

Same here. Put me down as a maybe, pending cooperative weather. Planning to ride out to the spot from Lincoln Park.
02-02-22, 03:58 PM
02-01-22, 06:56 PM
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Posted By Sedgemop

Any Chicagoland folks join in the Great Lakes...

Any Chicagoland folks join in the Great Lakes Randonneur rides? Thinking about going on a few brevets this year and wondering if I might see some vintage steel while I'm out. I'll probably be on a...
01-31-22, 07:54 PM
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Posted By Sedgemop

Pretty sure the seller is a member here. I think...

Pretty sure the seller is a member here. I think the Claud Butler is for sale on the forum.
12-06-21, 06:39 PM
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Posted By Sedgemop

I like vintage drums and hardware at least as...

I like vintage drums and hardware at least as much as I like vintage bikes. A French bass drum pedal, the Asba Caroline, is one of my favorites. They were ahead of their time in terms of speed,...
12-02-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,894
Posted By Sedgemop

Currently being packed up to be shipped to me....

Currently being packed up to be shipped to me. Got a ridiculously good deal on this Le Champion. Ordinarily, I wouldn't have a bike shipped to me. Used to do a lot of shipping and receiving and saw...
11-28-21, 05:13 PM
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Posted By Sedgemop

Now gone. As it should be.

Now gone. As it should be.
11-27-21, 08:59 PM
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Views: 1,341
Posted By Sedgemop

I like the sound of this. I'm inclined to ride to...

I like the sound of this. I'm inclined to ride to the thing from Lincoln Park, so weather is a factor. Pencil me in as a yes and I'll confirm when I got a better idea of that day's weather.
11-25-21, 12:02 PM
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Posted By Sedgemop

[QUOTE=brightsideofit;22319335]Here's a question...

[QUOTE=brightsideofit;22319335]Here's a question for you vintage MTB experts. I've managed to collect quite a few mass produced 80s MTBs. I want to thin the stable and would like your opinion. Which...
11-21-21, 03:54 PM
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Posted By Sedgemop

Interesting. Already a unicrown fork in '83?

Interesting. Already a unicrown fork in '83?
11-19-21, 01:45 PM
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Posted By Sedgemop

Nice price on that one. Been for sale for six...

Nice price on that one. Been for sale for six months too. That stem does hurt my eyeballs, though.
11-18-21, 05:53 PM
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Posted By Sedgemop

I got this one. Fixing it up to be a Christmas...

I got this one. Fixing it up to be a Christmas present for my partner. She favors these Saved by the Bell color schemes.
11-10-21, 01:38 PM
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Views: 716
Posted By Sedgemop

Also: Lemon GLWS

Also:

Lemon

GLWS
11-09-21, 01:33 PM
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Views: 9,340
Posted By Sedgemop

Nice choices on the upgrades too.

Nice choices on the upgrades too.
11-09-21, 12:56 PM
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Views: 9,340
Posted By Sedgemop

Love to see a day when nobody apologizes for...

Love to see a day when nobody apologizes for liking old Treks. Your taste is just fine. That 400T is a great all-rounder. Enjoy that thing, like you plainly already are.
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Views: 837
Posted By Sedgemop

Yeah, I was figuring maybe $350 tops for this one.

Yeah, I was figuring maybe $350 tops for this one.
09-13-21, 08:02 PM
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Views: 332
Posted By Sedgemop

This is the kind of information I was hoping for....

This is the kind of information I was hoping for. Was thinking about using an adhesive like JB Weld, but was a little apprehensive. Got nothing to lose, though, I guess.

And, yeah, I like Victory...
09-05-21, 02:59 PM
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Posted By Sedgemop

Just facilitated the sale of this for a fellow...

Just facilitated the sale of this for a fellow forumite who's not on Facebook. Hopefully, he'll post some build photos along the way.
08-21-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,538
Posted By Sedgemop

I like a Concor Supercorsa.

I like a Concor Supercorsa.
05-01-21, 06:34 PM
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Views: 1,742
Posted By Sedgemop

Lemme know if you don't want it one day. I want a...

Lemme know if you don't want it one day. I want a green one.
04-06-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 58,807
Posted By Sedgemop

Man, the pandemic asking prices on the 760's have...

Man, the pandemic asking prices on the 760's have really exploded. I wonder if sellers are getting anything close to these prices. Still not selling mine, though. Did a quick 40 miler today and it...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By Sedgemop

During the pandemic, I've seen the price of these...

During the pandemic, I've seen the price of these full 531 Treks really shoot up. Don't know if the days of sub-$300, high end Treks are gone forever, but they've been priced more like the OP's bike...
08-30-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 339
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Posted By Sedgemop

Finally picked up a Gitane Tour de France. Got a...

Finally picked up a Gitane Tour de France. Got a super crusty example from flipper Mark in Milwaukee yesterday. Price was right, so I figured I'd finally get to see what the fuss was about. Pumped up...
08-28-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,838
Posted By Sedgemop

Yes to this. Winter riding in Chicago for me...

Yes to this. Winter riding in Chicago for me means picking up a gas pipe road bike, or a lower end mtn. bike, or a funny commuter. Slap on some fenders and keep going. Buy cheap in the fall and sell...
08-27-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,838
Posted By Sedgemop

Yep, all true. IL has hills if you look for them....

Yep, all true. IL has hills if you look for them. Even in Chicagoland we've got Sterne's Woods and Moraine Hills State Park. Most people would consider the riding there to be a little hilly.
08-27-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,838
Posted By Sedgemop

To my midwestern friends who haven't ridden the...

To my midwestern friends who haven't ridden the driftless area: please get yourself over there and ride it. A mixture of constant rolling hills, occasional more serious climbs/descents, less used...
08-23-20, 11:53 AM
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Posted By Sedgemop

I've had lots of Trek bikes and have about had my...

I've had lots of Trek bikes and have about had my fill. Wouldn't mind having this one, though. Maybe check to see if seller has original wheels and offer a couple hundred less.
08-18-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,411
Posted By Sedgemop

Last night, I encouraged a stuck bike lock to...

Last night, I encouraged a stuck bike lock to work with my grandpappy's old hammer.
...
08-16-20, 08:47 PM
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Posted By Sedgemop

Audrey Hepburn in 1958, I think. ...

Audrey Hepburn in 1958, I think.

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08-14-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,297
Posted By Sedgemop

Get it. You can definitely ride it a while,...

Get it. You can definitely ride it a while, scratch the nostalgia itch, and flip it.
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Views: 2,005
Posted By Sedgemop

Grateful to have someone on the forum who knows...

Grateful to have someone on the forum who knows so much about these bikes. Thanks for putting in the time.
07-06-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,321
Posted By Sedgemop

Sent you a PM.

Sent you a PM.
06-17-20, 07:13 AM
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Views: 560,117
Posted By Sedgemop

'82 950

Just pulled the 950 out of storage and took a quick photo. Going to get it ready for summer riding with some tubulars and fresh bar tape, at least. Might go for some clipless pedals this year too.
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06-12-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,384
Posted By Sedgemop

Have fun, man. I'm going to ride Glacier this...

Have fun, man. I'm going to ride Glacier this year, if possible.

Going to the Sun Ride
05-19-20, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Sedgemop

Cheap Holdsworth-made Claud Butler

Somebody go get this.

Iowa Holdsworth (https://ames.craigslist.org/bik/d/ames-english-road-bike/7126912028.html)

Closeup shows this is a Claud Butler.English Road Bike - $175 (Ames)image 1 of 4...
10-23-19, 10:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,082
Posted By Sedgemop

Did you post you bike here:...

Did you post you bike here: http://chicago.stolenbike.org (http://chicago.stolenbike.org/) ? They occasionally get good results.
09-13-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,137
Posted By Sedgemop

Congrats on the great deal. Had one of these and...

Congrats on the great deal. Had one of these and they're great riders, of course. Super stable and quick. I'd still have it, if not for a cracked lug. Will likely have another.
07-15-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 25,258
Posted By Sedgemop

What tires are those, please? They look great, as...

What tires are those, please? They look great, as does the whole build.
07-11-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 157,313
Posted By Sedgemop

That is one beautiful bike. Quoting so more...

That is one beautiful bike. Quoting so more people can see this thing. Congrats.
07-07-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7,152
Views: 934,967
Posted By Sedgemop

Detour through Lincoln Park. Frame is too small...

Detour through Lincoln Park. Frame is too small for Abe, I think.


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